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Last Updated: Monday, 15 March, 2004, 17:18 GMT
In pictures: Poetry on the Tube
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The Faces and Places exhibition features old prints of London accompanied by new poetry and is appearing in the city's tube stations.
The New Horizon Youth Centre in King's Cross and elderly people's centre The Sundial in Tower Hamlets collaborated on the project
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The posters come from a joint project between London Underground, the Museum of London and numeorus commnunity groups and will appear at stations such as Liverpool Street and King's Cross until 12 July.
London Underground's Platform for Art has a public arts programme for tube passengers
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Young and old people from King's Cross and Tower Hamlets penned poems to match the prints in the project that supports and strengthens relations within London's diverse communities.
Many of the posters have a witty edge to them
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The images reflect the life of Londoners through the ages.
Many old tube posters can still be seen in the London Transport Museum
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London Underground began commissioning posters in 1908.
City landscapes
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Street scenes feature heavily in the new posters.
Modern paintings are also included
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The posters reflect the diversity of London's population.
Some posters have a darker feel
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The aim is to relieve the boredom of tube travellers as they make their way around the capital.





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